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Web Attack: Microsoft Edge CVE-2018-8469

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects the attempt to to gain elevated privileges on vulnerable Microsoft Edge.

Additional Information

Microsoft Edge is a web browser available for Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Edge is prone to a remote privilege-escalation vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs because of an error in the implementation of sandbox. An attacker can exploit this issue to escape from the AppContainer sandbox in the browser.

An attacker can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.

Affected

  • Various version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
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